Title: Leeward Islands gazette
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Title: Leeward Islands gazette
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Creator: Leeward Islands (West Indies)
Publisher: Gov. Printing Office
Place of Publication: Antigua
Publication Date: 1872-
 Subjects
Subject: Politics and government -- Periodicals -- Leeward Islands (West Indies)   ( lcsh )
Genre: periodical   ( marcgt )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: 1- , 1872-
General Note: Two pages per frame.
General Note: Supplements, issued with some numbers, contain departmental reports, Meteorological registers, ordinances, statutory rules and orders, etc., of Antigua, St. Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, and the British Virgin Islands.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00076863
Volume ID: VID00010
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 001724221
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Succeeded by: Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands gazette

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VOL. LXX VIII.


SATURDAY, 3m) JUNE, 1950.


BY THE ACTING GOVERNOR OF
THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.

A PROCLAMATION.

P. D. MACDONALD,
Acting Governor.

WHEREAS by the Letters Patent
of the 12th day of July, 1943, passed
under the Great Seal of the Realm
amending the Letters Patent of the
17th November, 1936, it is provided,
inter alia, that whenever the Gover-
nor is absent from the Leeward
Islands, then the senior, in accordance
with the order therein appearing, of
the following persons, being within
the Leeward Islands and capable of
discharging the duties of administra-
tion, shall, during His Majesty's
pleasure administer the Government
of the Leeward Islands, that is to say,
first such person as His Majesty may
appoint under His Sign Manual and
Signet, and if there be more than one
person so appointed in the order
stated in the Instrument or Instru-
nments of Appointment: Secondly,
the person for the time being holding
the substantive appointment of Colo-
nial Secretary: Thirdly, the persons
for the time being holding the sub-
stantive appointments of Administra-
tor of Antigua and Administrator of
Saint Christopher and Nevis, in the
order of seniority assigned by His
Majesty or, in default thereof, in the
order of the respective dates of their
first appointments as Administrator
in the Leeward Islands: Fourthly,
the senior member of the Executive
Council of the Leeward Islands. And
that before assuming the administra-
tion of the Government any such
person shall, in that one of the Presi-
dencies of the Leeward Islands in
which he shall be at the occurrence
of the event by virtue of which he is
empowered to administer the Govern-
ment or at which he should first


arrive thereafter, take the Oaths in
the said Letters Patent directed to be
taken by the Governor in the manner
therein prescribed:

AND WHEREAS the Governor is
absent from the Colony of the Lee-
ward Islands:

AND WHEREAS I, PATRICK
DONALD MACDONALD, Colonial Secre-
tary of the Leeoward Islands, am the
person now entitled to administer the
Government of the Leeward Islands.

NOW, THEREFORE, I. the said
PATRICK DONALD MCDONALD, Colo-
nial Secretary of the Leeward Islands,
do hereby publish, proclaim and make
known that I have taken the necessary
Oaths and have assumed the full bur-
den of administering the Government
of the Leeward Islands and of doing
and executing all things that belong
to the office of Governor and Com-
mander in Chief thereof, according to
the tenor of the said Letters Patent of
the 17th day of November, 1936, as
amended by the Letters Patent of the
28th day of December, 1939, and the
12th day of July, 1943, constituting
the Office of Governor, and according
to the Instructions in this behalf and
according to the laws for the time
being in force within the Leeward
Islands.

AND all His Majesty's loving sub-
jects in the said Colony and all others
whom it may concern are hereby
required to take due notice hereof
and give their ready obedience accord-
ingly.

GIVEN at the Government House,
Antigua, this 3rd day of June,
1950, in the fourteenth year of
His Majesty's reign.


GOD SAVE THE KING!


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands, by E. M. BLACKMAN,
Acting Government Printer-By Authority.
1950.


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No. 46.


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